The Hepburn Shire is known for its natural beauty and its many showcase events. We seek to work cooperatively with the local community to offer a wide range of local events right throughout the year.

Council offer a number of services to help with events including advice on insurance, marketing and media contacts, health – food handling and health regulations, traffic management and risk and emergency management. We can organise meetings with you and our compliance, health, risk management, tourism, recreation and infrastructure staff and also the local emergency services and any other relevant government department to help with the organisation of your event.

Approval is required from Council for all events held in the Shire in public space. All event organisers must contact the Hepburn Shire Council when planning an event at least 6 – 8 weeks prior for event approval. Large events should be in contact at least 6 months prior to their event for approval. Planning approval may also be required for events held on private land. Approval may be required for events that involve public health, serving of food, traffic diversion, road closure, event car parking, and advertising signs.

Click here to download the Township Gateway Sign Guidelines  – Application Form

If you would like to meet with Council Staff or would like to hold an event in the Hepburn Shire, please contact Council’s Events Coordinator Rebecca Pedretti on 5321 6105 or via e-mail.

Click here to add a community event to our calendar 

Your event will be submitted for approval prior to being published online.

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

May 2017
46.50$

High Tea at The American with Lindsay Family Expert Joanna Mendelssohn

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The American Hotel, 90 Albert Street
Creswick, 3363
+ Google Map

Join acclaimed author, researcher and art critic Joanna Mendelssohn for a decadent High Tea at Creswick’s historic American Hotel, as she talks about her journey of discovery in uncovering the secrets of the infamous Lindsay Family. Amongst the lush surrounds of the Lindsay Room, Joanna will unravel how research into her two books on the Lindsays (Lionel Lindsay: an artist and his family, and Letters & Liars: Norman Lindsay and the Lindsay family) lead her to discover a different side…

Find out more »
June 2017
$8585

Meeting with Mushrooms – Fungus Identification Workshop and Foray

June 9
Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street
Creswick,
+ Google Map

This workshop will introduce participants to the diversity, ecology and curiosities of the Kingdom Fungi, specific to fungi found in the region but also within a wider Australian (and international) context. It will include an interactive hands-on session on the major fungal groups, the basics of fungus identification, fungal ecology, and the natural and cultural history of fungi. Fungal specimens from the local area will be displayed, discussed and examined during the workshop. Cultural significances such as the edibility and…

Find out more »
$8585

Meeting with Mushrooms – Fungus Identification Workshop and Foray

June 10
Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street
Creswick,
+ Google Map

This workshop will introduce participants to the diversity, ecology and curiosities of the Kingdom Fungi, specific to fungi found in the region but also within a wider Australian (and international) context. It will include an interactive hands-on session on the major fungal groups, the basics of fungus identification, fungal ecology, and the natural and cultural history of fungi. Fungal specimens from the local area will be displayed, discussed and examined during the workshop. Cultural significances such as the edibility and…

Find out more »

Greg Pyers: The Three Lost Children

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Daylesford Library, Cnr Bridport & Albert Streets
Daylesford, 3460
+ Google Map

On the eve of the 150th anniversary of the disappearance of the Three Lost Children Local Author Greg Pyers will be discussing the research he undertook for his novelisation of the events "the narrative of deserter Burman" and the significance of the event for the Daylesford area. Greg will also be discussing his new novel "The Unfortunate Victim"

Find out more »
September 2017
$85

Meeting with Mushrooms – Fungus Identification Workshop and Foray

September 6 @ 10:30 am

This workshop will introduce participants to the diversity, ecology and curiosities of the Kingdom Fungi, specific to fungi found in the region but also within a wider Australian (and international) context. It will include an interactive hands-on session on the major fungal groups, the basics of fungus identification, fungal ecology, and the natural and cultural history of fungi. Fungal specimens from the local area will be displayed, discussed and examined during the workshop. Cultural significances such as the edibility and…

Find out more »
$85

Meeting with Mushrooms – Fungus Identification Workshop and Foray

September 6 @ 10:30 am

This workshop will introduce participants to the diversity, ecology and curiosities of the Kingdom Fungi, specific to fungi found in the region but also within a wider Australian (and international) context. It will include an interactive hands-on session on the major fungal groups, the basics of fungus identification, fungal ecology, and the natural and cultural history of fungi. Fungal specimens from the local area will be displayed, discussed and examined during the workshop. Cultural significances such as the edibility and…

Find out more »
November 2017
varies

Plant Spirit Healing Immersion Workshops with Pam Montgomery

November 2 - November 9
Grange Bellinzona, 77 Main Rd
Hepburn Springs, 3461
+ Google Map

Do you want a personal plant ally from whom you will receive friendship, guidance and healing? Do you want to: deepen your relationship with plants into a co-creative partnership? learn how to operate within the dreamtime carrying wisdom forward? remove barriers to living your true essential nature? heal personally, professionally and planetarily with plant spirits? heal at a whole-person source level? work within the matrix of plant sentience and energy anatomy? incorporate Plant Spirit Healing into an existing practice? Learn…

Find out more »
+ Export Events
WP-Backgrounds by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann